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  • Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza on Sunday said that 745 confirmed COVID-19 patients admitted in various hospitals across the country were stable and showing signs of recovery. “They were in mild to moderate condition and soon they will be ...

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  • On Wednesday, Prince Charles tested positive for the coronavirus disease, after the heir apparent to the British throne met with Prince Albert of Monaco two weeks ago, who has been confirmed as being infected with the virus. The Prince and the Duchess are now in self-isolation at a residence in ...

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  • On 26 March, all public places in Moscow that involve cooking and serving food, including cafes, restaurants, and bars, were ordered to be closed until 5 April. The measures come as 228 new cases were registered in the country as of 28 March. Public places in Moscow public will be disinfected to ...

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  • The Taliban* have rejected the Afghan government’s negotiation team, claiming that the list of negotiators goes sideways with the previous agreement between the Taliban and the United States, the movement’s spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement on Saturday."But as the team is ...

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  • The fledgling military branch promised that it would continue to operate despite the coronavirus raging in the country and the US military reportedly diverting resources to help authorities combat the outbreak. The US Space Force (USSF) is continuing to work on a name for its troops and will reveal ...

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  • With cases and deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus drastically increasing in the US daily and unemployment rates soaring, it’s difficult to determine when the country is likely to recover. What is certain, however, is that the federal government’s stimulus is lacking, and ...

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  • China unveiled the new IP-related proposal in the form of a PowerPoint presentation due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has already hit at least 199 countries worldwide. The Chinese tech giant Huawei has offered the UN’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU) a technology that ...

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  • Any propaganda, including on the part of the Taliban movement that refused to agree on a ceasefire and increased violence against Afghans, could hinder the process of prisoners exchange in Afghanistan, Javid Faisal, the spokesman for the National Security Council, said on Saturday. "Taliban haven't ...

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  • Economic sanctions imposed on Russia, Iran and other countries must be lifted as soon as possible given that any barrier to the supply of health care products at the moment could impede the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Jose Evrard, a member of France's National Assembly, said. "To ...

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  • The Rukban camp, which houses up to 25,000 refugees is located in the US-controlled zone around its unauthorised military base at Al-Tanf, making it almost impossible for humanitarian workers to access the area. "The American side cynically seeks to take advantage of the situation concerning the ...

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  • Amid the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported earlier that the US army may suspend military training and impose 'restrictions of the highest level' on overseas missions. The Pentagon has ordered military commanders to plan for an escalation of American combat resources in Iraq, The New York ...

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  • Twelve years after the 2008 global economic crisis the future of the European bloc is in question again as the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed deep internal divisions at a time when a common solution is needed, economic observers say, predicting the potential demise of the EU. On Thursday, French ...

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  • The move comes shortly after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed on Friday that he tested positive for the coronavirus, and despite mild symptoms, will self-quarantine in Downing Street. The UK's credit rating has been downgraded by Fitch Ratings, which cited a significant weakening of the ...

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  • A medical equipment and health care company, Abbott, claims that its new method will be capable of delivering as many as 50,000 tests per day and some 5 million tests per month. Abbott announced on Friday that it had received authorisation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new ...

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  • Spain on Friday recorded 769 deaths due to the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump in the country since the outbreak began.  In total, 4,858 people have died of the virus, known as COVID-19, with the total number of confirmed cases reaching 64,059, according to the ...

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  • President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump as quoted by the China Central Television that China was ready to provide assistance and support to the United States in order to promote its fight against the spread of coronavirus.US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping ...

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  • Italy, currently under a strict quarantine, remains the most COVID-19-affected European nation, with over 70,000 confirmed cases and 7,505 deaths. Italy rejected the draft of the EU's economic plan designed to tackle the aftermath of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The refusal came in ...

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  • The coronavirus pandemic reached another grim milestone on Friday, with the global death toll reaching nearly 25,000 less than 24 hours after COVID-19 was confirmed to have infected half a million people, according to the data from Johns Hopkins University. Italy has so far paid the highest price, ...

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  • Chief of Staff of the Philippines Armed Forces Felimon Santos Jr. has tested positive for COVID-19 and will face strict quarantine, and Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, who had been in contact with Santos, will enter self-isolation, CNN Philippines broadcaster reported on Friday. "He is well and ...

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  • US Troops on Iran Mission Get Stuck in Middle East Over COVID-19 Movement Freeze In early January, the Pentagon sent an additional 3,500 paratroopers to the Middle East on short notice after a spike in tensions that followed the assassination of Iran’s top general in a US drone ...

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  • The statement comes as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has currently infected almost 465,900 worldwide, continues to increase in all parts of the globe, killing at least 21,000, according to the most recent data. Speaking to the leaders of the 26 European Union states, French ...

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  • The UK has faced nearly 12,000 COVID-19 cases, including 580 deaths, with the Johnson government criticised from some corners over its alleged lackluster response during the initial outbreak period. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19, experiencing mild symptoms ...

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  • The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020, entering an 11-month transition period, now corresponding to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As an additional result of the coronavirus pandemic, planned negotiations between the UK and the EU have been abandoned after it became clear ...

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  • The standoff is at least the fourth time this month that Syrian troops and angry local residents have forced a US military convoy to retreat from an area of al-Hasakah governorate. Residents of the village of Hamu, northeastern Syria joined forces with members of the Syrian military in blocking ...

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  • On Wednesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doubled down on his accusation against Iran, criticizing Tehran for refusing to accept aid from Doctors without Borders (MSF), while claiming that the Iranian president could "better serve" the people by agreeing to accept US "humanitarian ...

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  • The health expert’s warning comes as the coronavirus continues to rapidly spread across the world, with over 468,000 people infected and over 21,000 dead, according to the most recent data, prompting the World Health Organisation (WHO) to declare a global pandemic. Anthony Fauci, director of ...

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  • Hotly-debated between the GOP and the Democrats, the $2-trillion economic relief package is designed to help the US economy to overcome the expected aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. The US Senate voted to pass the historic $2-trillion economic stimulus bill late Wednesday evening. The bill was ...

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  • The disc of the Milky Way galaxy, a well-known image, is some 260,000 light years across, although much of the actual diameter of our home galaxy is made up of unobservable dark matter, only detectable through observations made of gravitational effects on surrounding objects. The size of the Milky ...

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  • Pompeo Urges Saudi Arabia to Reassure Global Energy, Financial Markets US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo called on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud to reassure energy and financial markets amid the global coronavirus crisis, State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said on ...

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  • The move to shut down Parliament comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ruled to put the UK on lockdown, ordering people to stay at home, banning public gatherings and closing educational and entertainment facilities. The legislative body was initially scheduled to go on a break on 31 March.The ...

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